Waigaya is the Way

by davidgebler on August 8, 2014

Strategy + Business posted a wonderful article by Jeffrey Rothfeder on a powerful process for quickly addressing and resolving immediate issues as well as fostering innovation. A “waigaya” is an informal meeting or team of employees focusing on a single issue. As Rothfeder states, “At the heart of waigaya is a single concept: Paradoxes and disagreements […]

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The Wall Street Journal highlights positive steps hospitals can take to increase nurses’ time with patients. The first step, to improve the processes to be more patient-focused, is the right one. The hard part is to change the culture within the hospital that addresses longstanding hierarchies and blame. Every administrator and clinical wants to put the […]

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Culture Matters – What makes a good auto recall?

by davidgebler on July 13, 2014

See my blog in the Huffington Post discussing how Honda’s culture of safety reflects a different approach than the culture faced by GM where the value of transparency was certainly hard to find

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Join David Gebler at the SCCE’s Ethics and Compliance Institute in September 2014 where he will be speaking on Accountability. In surveys Accountability is seen as key to high performance more than other values. Employees say it is important to them personally and they don’t see enough of it in the work environment. Instead, they […]

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  “You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew.” – Albert Einstein   Leaders are tired of perpetually “managing change,” yet so few organizations do it well. Healthcare systems are overwhelmed with so many well-intentioned initiatives that never seem to meet their expectations. […]

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Hospitals seeking to contribute to healthier patient populations and reduced readmissions often struggle at the last stage of the care process: getting discharged patients to take their meds. The patients are no longer under the watchful eye of the hospital staff and need to be encouraged and motivated to take charge of their own health. […]

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At the recent HCCA conference I shared my thoughts on some of the issues healthcare leaders are thinking about in ways to use their organization’s culture as a driver of performance: What do companies need to know about the role culture? What does a company need to do first to align its culture with its […]

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David Gebler Joins Axialent’s Faculty Network

by davidgebler on March 29, 2013

David Gebler is honored to have been invited to join Axialent’s Faculty Network. Axialent is a global consulting firm advancing conscious business principles. At the core of their work lies Conscious Business, a set of values and skills that enables people to achieve exceptional results. Conscious leaders create an inspiring environment for employees to blossom […]

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In October 2013 David Gebler will be leading two workshops at the SCCE’s 12th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute. In the Advanced Discussion Group David will be leading a discussion on “Would Your Culture Pass Muster with The Feds?,” a look at the new ethical culture guidelines and recommendations in the FCPA Resource Guide. In […]

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In April 2013 David Gebler will be leading a post-conference workshop at the HCCA’s Compliance Institute on “Make Culture Matter! How to Show Leadership that Culture is the Key to Performance” For more information visit the conference website

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